logging in or signing up HIV AIDs CPPR Download Post to : URL : Related Presentations : Share Add to Flag Embed Email Send to Blogs and Networks Add to Channel Uploaded from authorPOINT lite Insert YouTube videos in PowerPont slides with aS Desktop Copy embed code: Embed: Flash iPad Copy Does not support media & animations WordPress Embed Customize Embed URL: Copy Thumbnail: Copy The presentation is successfully added In Your Favorites. Views: 230 Category: News & Reports.. License: All Rights Reserved Like it (0) Dislike it (0) Added: February 17, 2011 This Presentation is Public Favorites: 0 Presentation Description No description available. Comments Posting comment... Premium member Presentation Transcript Impact of HIV/AIDS on the Indian economy: Impact of HIV/AIDS on the Indian economyPresented by Gincy Jose Centre for Public Policy Research www.cppr.in: Presented by Gincy Jose Centre for Public Policy Research www.cppr.inHistory of HIV/AIDs: History of HIV/AIDs AIDS originated is the African continent in ancient times, which was said to have spread by forest animals, mainly monkeys. AIDS entered India in the early nineteenth century through truck drivers, infected foreign visitors and sex workers. The first case of HIV infection in India was reported in 1986.Causes for HIV/AIDs: Causes for HIV/AIDs Sexual transmission Usage of unhygienic equipments Transmission of blood Transmission from an infected mother to her newbornSituation in India : Situation in India According to NACO, in 2007, an estimated 2.31 million people in India were living with HIV/AIDS More than 90 per cent HIV infections in India have been reported from the most productive age group of 15-49 yearsStates with high rate of HIV/AIDS: States with high rate of HIV/AIDS Maharashtra Tamil Nadu Karnataka Andhra Pradesh Manipur NagalandGeneral Impact of HIV/AIDs: General Impact of HIV/AIDs According to the UN, by 2050, India’s population will be 5 per cent smaller than it would have been without AIDS India has reported 2.8 million deaths between 1980 and 2000 During 2000-15, the UN projects that there will be 12.3 million deaths due to AIDS.Economic Impact of HIV/AIDs: Economic Impact of HIV/AIDs In the late 1990s, researchers estimated that the total annual cost of HIV/AIDS in India was roughly 1 per cent of GDP. The loss of labour income and increased medical expenditure measured 2.6% of the country’s health expenditure and 0.12% of GDP. The loss from external transfers (through debt, savings and social insurance) account for 5% of annual health expenditure and 0.23% of GDP.Indian Spending on HIV/AIDs: Indian Spending on HIV/AIDs In 2006-2007, $171 million was spent to prevent the growth of HIV Currently, India spends about 5% of its $5.4 billion healthcare budget on treating AIDS patients According to the World Bank’s report, by 2020, India will have to spend 7% of its health budget on AIDS if the rising tide of the AIDS epidemic in New Delhi, Mumbai, the north and the north east is not bring down.Other Impact : Other Impact Effect on the labour supply and productivity Effect on savings rates Effect on economic growth Discrimination in the societyMeasures Taken by Government: Measures Taken by Government Awareness programmes are being conducted in various places of the country In 2007, India flagged off 'Red Ribbon Express’, which travelled to 180 stations in 24 states, reaching out to 6.2 million people with HIV/AIDS education and awareness Following the success of the campaign, the 'Red Ribbon Express' took off again in December 2009, covering 3.8 million people in six monthsThank You: Thank You You do not have the permission to view this presentation. In order to view it, please contact the author of the presentation.